Twitter Redux: CEO of the year; cost of cash machines; most boring day ever

Coming in/going out on the Twitter tide today:

  • ROB Magazine reporter Iain Marlow writes: “They come from very different corners of Canadian business but are united in one goal: to change forever the $17.5-billion domestic wireless service industry. Oh, and to screw Bell, Telus and Rogers in the process. This year’s unprecedented choice of a three-headed CEO of the Year acknowledges the vast changes that have swept through this country’s telecommunications landscape in the past year, as new wireless companies seized government licences and rushed to do battle in an increasingly crowded, fast-changing marketplace. The three are Pierre Karl Péladeau of Quebecor Inc., Anthony Lacavera of Globalive Communications Corp., and Jim Shaw of Shaw Communications Inc. ”

    Hey look at that: The Globe and Mail says my boss is one those sharing CEO-of-the-Year honours: #SunNews

  • Economist, UWO lecturer, and Twitterer Mike Moffatt says the opportunity cost (lost interest) for banks for keeping all of its ATMs stocked with money is about $3,000 a year. Hmm.

    Conversations with a banker: ATMs and the Money Supply – Worthwhile Canadian Initiative

  • Former OPP commissioner Julian Fantino wants to be an MP.

    Christie Blatchford wonders if Julian Fantino is really the right guy for a conservative “little guy” 

  • Journalism today:

    Though @ wrote this in '07, it's still my template for how I go about being a journalist  

  • SherriLynne Starkie, an Ottawa-based social media and pr expert, is trying to figure out who, in Ottawa, is most influential on Twitter. She concludes that I am and my good friend Susan Delacourt of the Toronto Star. (I rather think Kady O'Malley ought to be on this list but what do I know)

    Indeed. RT @: Now I just have to figure out how to use my powers for good, not evil.  (h/t @).

  • A supercomputer has crunched all the historical data it can in order to answer this important question: 

    April 11, 1954 was the most boring day ever. Computer says so, says @: |

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